Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina, Barcelona

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Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina (Catalan pronunciation: [əβiŋˈɡuðə ðə lə ˈrejnə məˈɾi.ə kɾisˈtinə]) is an avenue in the Sants-Montjuïc district of Barcelona linking Plaça d'Espanya with Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya on Montjuïc hill. It is named after Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, queen consort and regent of Spain.


Part of the Fira de Barcelona is based here, with a number of yearly trade, technology and fashion fairs and festivals being held in this location. It's also the starting point of the Barcelona Marathon.


The twin Venetian Towers are a major landmark at the junction of this avenue with Plaça d'Espanya.
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  • Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina acts as a sort of link between Plaça d'Espanya and Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya on Montjuïc hill. It is not a very long road, but it is wide, tree-lined, and...  more »
  • This avenue links Plaça d'Espanya with Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, running from the twin Venetian Towers to the Magic Fountain, and both historic landmarks.It is named after Maria Christina of....  more »

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